Pteridophyllum racemosum

Family Pteridophyllaceae
Scientific name Pteridophyllum racemosum Siebold & Zuccarini
Synonyms none
Common name (Japanese common name) osa-ba-gusa [reed like leaved weed]
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Honshu (north of Central region)
(Other nations) none
Chromosomal number n=9, 2n=18
Description Scapes 15-25cm. Leaves 10-20cm length, 2-3cm width. Flowers white 4 petals each ca. 5mm, flowering in May to June. Perennial plants.
Reference Pteridophyllum racemosum Siebold & Zucc.
Note Endemic to Japan.

May 2007
at my home
April 2006
at my home